Amla for Hair, Skin and Face uses and benefits

Amla for Hair, Skin and Face uses and benefits:

Amla powder for hair - Amla, Bhringaraj and curry leaves are the widely used natural ingredients to protect your hair from damages like hair fall, hair loss, premature greying and to promote hair growth.

Amla powder

Amla is rich in Vitamin C and a good antioxidant. It is also a rich source of Vitamin A, Calcium, Iron, Fiber, Magnesium. It also has carotene.

Amla(in Hindi) in different languages:

Amla In Tamil - Nellikai, Telugu - Usiri, English - Indian Gooseberry, Malayalam - Nelli, Nellika.

In this article, we will see how to use amla powder for hair and uses and benefits of amla powder for hair for various hair related problems.

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Amla powder hair pack:

To keep it simple, mix 2 parts of amla powder with 1 part of warm water. Apply it on your hair covering the entire scalp and the hair strands. Leave it for 30 minutes. Wash your hair thoroughly.

Read the recipe of Homemade Amla powder here - How to make amla powder at home.


1. It is very important to use good water. Try to avoid hard tap water to make this hair pack. Filtered/Purified water is the best to use to make this amla hair pack.

2. Try to use organic amla powder. It is better to use homemade amla powder as it is 100% pure. Stay away from cheap amla powders which are sold by unknown brands. They might damage your hair to the core.

3. Warm water is the simplest way to use amla powder for you hair. However there are several substitutes which can be used in making amla powder hair pack. You can use other ingredients which are beneficial for hair like coconut oil, olive oil, lemon juice, curd. You can also mix shikakai powder and apply it on your hair. Read how to make shikakai powder at home here - Homemade Shikakai Powder

Benefits of Amla powder for hair:

1. Amla powder helps to slightly increase the volume of the hair. Your hair will not look lifeless anymore.

2. Amla powder can help in protecting your hair from dandruff problem. You can add crushed tulsi/basil leaves or lemon juice to make a good dandruff pack for hair.

3. Amla is a natural conditioner for your hair and it can give you natural shine to your hair.

4. Amla powder  is good to promote hair growth.

5. Amla powder for white hair - Regular usage of Amla powder and intake of amla helps to prevent premature greying. It can postpone the time when you start getting white hairs.

Amla for skin and face:

Though amla is widely used for hair and health, amla is very good for skin too. Amla has antioxidant and exfoliating properties naturally. So, it is good for exfoliation of your skin. As amla has vitamins, it helps to maintain a healthy skin.

How to make amla face pack?

You can make amla face pack by mixing amla powder with clean water. You can add honey too. You can replace water with pure rose water to get good results. Clean your face with water. Pat dry. Apply the face pack all over your face and wait for 20 minutes. Clean your face with cold water and pat dry. You can repeat this once or twice a week.

Other Health benefits of Amla:

1. Amla helps to keep the diabetes in control.
2. Amla helps to improve the stamina.
3. Amla helps to improve immunity and helps to fight anemia.
4. Regular intake helps to postpone the ageing process.
4. Amla helps to protect the heart from various heart problems.

Please Note: To reap the benefits of any home remedy, you have to use it continuously or for a long time as applicable.

Disclaimer: This is not a substitute for professional medical advice. Please consult a doctor for severe problems.

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